Portrait Christian Hierholzer

Christian Hierholzer
Prof. Dr. med.

Senior Attending Physician, Vice Director of Department, Department of Traumatology

Specialties

  • Aging Traumatology
  • Osteosynthesis of the long tubular bones
  • Pseudarthrosis (healing disorder of the bone)
Appointment

Contact

Tel. +41 44 255 23 99
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Other competencies

  • Acute traumatology
  • Geriatric Trauma Center: Section Head
  • Treatment of deformities and malpositions
  • Corrective osteotomies
  • Arthrodesis
  • Expert opinion/expert witness
  • Lecturer
  • Course management trauma courses OTC Germany

Career

Since 2016 Senior Attending Physician, Department of Traumatology, University Hospital Zurich
2014 Senior Attending Physician of the “General and Trauma Surgery” Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics at the BG Unfallklinik Murnau
2012 Senior Consultant in the “General and Trauma Surgery” Department of Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Orthopaedics at the BG Unfallklinik Murnau
2007 Specialist in orthopaedics/trauma surgery (BÄK)
2006 Specialization in trauma surgery (Bavarian State Medical Association)
2004 Murnau Accident Clinic
2003 – 2004 Fellowship in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), Director Prof. Dr. David L. Helfet.), Cornell University, New York
2003 – 2006 Visiting Professor: Assistant Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA
2003 US Medical License after successful completion of the US Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)
2001 Functional Senior Physician, Department of Trauma Surgery, Board of Directors Univ. Prof. Dr. S. v. Gumppenberg, Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic of the Technical University of Munich, Klinikum Rechts der Isar
2000 Specialist in surgery (Bavarian Medical Association)
1998 Surgical Department and Polyclinic of the Technical University of Munich Klinikum Rechts der Isar. Director: Prof. Dr. med. J.R. Siewert
1995 – 1998 Research Fellow, University of Pittsburgh. Department of Surgery. Director: Prof. Dr. R. L. Simmons, Pittsburgh, PA; USA
1992 – 1995 Surgical Department and Polyclinic of the Technical University of Munich Klinikum Rechts der Isar. Director: Prof. Dr. med. J. R. Siewert
1990 – 1991 Internship (AIP): Surgical Clinic and Polyclinic of the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Klinikum Innenstadt, Director: Prof. Dr. med. L. Schweiberer

Most important memberships

  • 1992: German Society for Surgery
  • 2000: German Society for Trauma Surgery
  • 2003: AIOD (Association Internationale pour l’Ostéosynthèse Dynamique)
  • 2011: Member of the Board of AIOD Germany

Research focus

  • Pseudarthrosis: Clinical evaluation
  • Osteoporotic fractures
  • Clinical health services research
  • Molecular mechanisms in hemorrhagic shock

Further

  • April 1993 Dissertation: Dissertation topic: “Prognostic factors of recurrences of colorectal carcinomas”
  • December 2000 Habilitation: Habilitation topic: “Molecular mechanisms in hemorrhagic shock”
  • January 2001 Authorization to teach (venia legendi): for the subject of surgery by the Technical University of Munich
  • March 2008: Adjunct Professor (APL) at the Technical University of Munich
  • Titular professorship of the medical faculty of the University of Zurich and award of the Venia
  • June 2017: Legendi for the field of trauma surgery

Publications

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